Cookbook Review: Healthy Eating During Chemotherapy

  We all strive to live a long life. We all want it to be easy and fun to the last minute. Few of us will ever get what we want. Instead, life can be a bit troubled and, since we are eventually destined to die, the things that do kill us can make the final months...

Habanero Gold Jelly from Steven Mines

  My family is a vast collection of foodies. Everyone, men and women, loves to cook and share recipes. Our cousin Steven sent us a small cardboard box filled, it turns out, with gold. Last night we opened up this jar of jelly he had made. We heated bagels. Took...

Kosher Beef Tagliata from Tel Aviv by Jigal Krant

  Oh dear. I meant to post this on Friday or Saturday. Well, it is Monday and you can read about this delicious dish and think about the coming weekend. ‘Cause this dish takes some time. That beef is not cooked. It is marinated in the fridge for a couple of hours...

Cookbook Review: Tel Aviv by Jigal Krant

  Tel Aviv is an historic city nicknamed The White City because of its thousands of Bauhaus buildings. With under a half million people it is not huge, but it is getting there. We often think of cities as mixtures of concrete, brick, steel and glass. Firm and...

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Habanero Gold Jelly from Steven Mines

  My family is a vast collection of foodies. Everyone, men and women, loves to cook and share recipes. Our cousin Steven sent us a small cardboard box filled, it turns out, with gold. Last...

Best Cinnamon Muffin

      Let’s see: biscuits or muffins? I can never decide one way or another. I did make biscuits last week, so this time it is muffins. But not just any muffin. No, this morning I...

Basil Simple Syrup

  With each night, we check the thermometer. When will it finally freeze upstate? Cause on that night our mint patch will be history. The same for all our herbs. We have five or six months of...

Clementine and Basil Bash

  Sometimes you can make a cocktail that is quite, quite complex in flavor. Like my Clementine and Basil Bash. It’s a riff on a drink called the Come on In from Prosecco Made Me Do It by Amy...

Cookbook Review: Prosecco Made Me Do It

  Who doesn’t like sparkling wine? Champagne, of course. Cava, from Spain — the most sparkling production of any country. And prosecco from Northern Italy. Prosecco is relatively new, first...

Cookbook Review: Heirloom Kitchen

  Heirloom Kitchen author Anna Francese Gass is herself an immigrant to this country. Born in Italy, she has fashioned a strong culinary career here, including graduating from the French...

Sardinian Rabbit from Heirloom Kitchen

Yes, it’s rabbit. And people will tell you rabbit tastes just like chicken. In fact, author Anna Francese Gass of Heirloom Kitchen even says you can substitute chicken here if you are rabbit shy....

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